Archived Story

Where we work: Fox Mountain Construction LLC.

Published 3:51pm Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Name of person featured: Edward C.  McCauslin Jr., owner
Name of business: Fox Mountain Construction, LLC
Street address: 1040 Fox Mountain Road,
P.O. Box 789, Columbus, N.C.
Phone number: 828-894-0733; 717-873-6515
Operating hours: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
E-mail address: remmychet@yahoo.com
Nature of business: Repair and remodel residential and light commercial structures, including equestrian and farm animal structures.
Year founded: 1971
Prior locations: Central Pennsylvania, Bethesda, Md., Southern Delaware
Number of employees: Two to five
How’s business? Busy and always looking for a new challenge.
One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: We strive for excellence and complete customer satisfaction during and at completion of the job. We offer a fair price up front and the job only needs to be done once.
Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: The versatility I bring to the job so that multiple contractors are not needed; and in-depth problem-solving dedicated to accurately completing the job with great results.
Advice to young entrepreneurs: Customer comes first; continue learning about new methods, techniques and materials. On-going education in any business is important.
Your first job: This year: Roof leak due to chimney deterioration. Relaid chimney stone, flashed stone to roof, replaced rotted roof wood and shingles.
Your role model (in business or in life generally): Harry Nenninger, who always said, “Any job worth doing is worth doing RIGHT.”
The key to a successful business is: Personal integrity, patience and planning.

Editor's Picks

Editorial: Divisive prayer alienated citizens

Everyone deserves the right to free speech. Few will argue this point more staunchly than those who work in the newspaper industry.  Even we have ... Read more  | 2 comments

Bathanti will judge Lanier Library’s poetry competition

North Carolina’s Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will judge for this year’s Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition. Bathanti is the author of eight books of poetry as ... Read more